Ludmila Yurina

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Ludmila Yurina (born 16 January 1962) is a Ukrainian pianist and composer.

Biography[edit]

Ludmila Yurina was born in Uzyn, Ukraine, and graduated from Kiev Music College as a pianist in 1981 and from Kiev State P.I.Tchaikovsky Conservatoire as a composer in 1990, completing her post-graduate studies there in 1998.

She attended workshops with eminent musicians P-H. Dittrich, Irvine Arditti, H. Zapf, G. Stäbler, J. Durand in Rheinsberg as well as with Helmut Lachenmann and Wolfgang Rihm in Dresden.

In 1990–92, she was the Music Director of the theatre studios Kolo and ARS in Kiev. Since 1993, she has been a member and a coordinator of the Organising Committee of the International Youth Music Forum in Kiev. In 1997 she was the Artistic Director of the Meta-Art Ukrainian Contemporary Art Festival in Kiev.

Since 1995, she has worked as Associate Professor of Department of composition at the National Music Academy of Ukraine specialising in composition and orchestration. She was an invited composer at the flute master-course at the Rheinsberg Music Academy in Germany in 1999, was invited to give a lecture about contemporary Ukrainian music to High Music School in Stuttgart in 2006, and to Texas Christian University in 2008,2011.

Yurina's creative residences include:

  • in Künstlerhof Schreyahn, Germany, 1998;
  • at the Experimental Electronic Music Studio of Südwestrundfunk (by the Heinrich-Strobel-Stiftung, Freiburg, Germany, 1999);
  • Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Research, Science and Art (Baden-Baden, Germany, 2001);
  • Visby International Centre for composers (or "VICC")[1] (Gotland, Sweden, 2005, 2006).
  • In 2010 she got a scholarship from Fulbright -Foundation to the Stanford University, CCRMA (USA).

In 1999 her name was included in the reference book Who is Who (Delawar, USA).[full citation needed]

She participated in numerous international festivals; her works have been performed in Ukraine, Russia, Germany, France, USA, Italy, Finland, Estonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Poland, etc. She has actively collaborated with such wellknown German performers as pianist S. Eder, cellist M. Lorenz, trombonist Dirk Amrein and Ensemble Timbre Actuel.

Recordings of her music were produced on the CD Two Days and Two Nights of New Music: Festivals 1998–2000 and by Radio Deutsche Welle (Germany),Ukrainian Independent Radio (Chicago,USA), Canadian broadcasting (Edmonton) and the Ukrainian National TV and Radio Company. Her works were published by Muzychna Ukrajina Publishing House (Ukraine) ,Frederic Harris Music Publishing (Canada) , "Furore Verlag"( Germany) and "Terem-music Verlag" [2] ( Switzerland).

She is a Founder and Chairman of Association "Women in music" Ukraine (since 2002), member of the Honourable Committee "Donne in Musica" (Italy), member of the Ukrainian Composers’ Union.

Awards and grants:

  • Torneo Internationale di Musica TIM( Italy, 1999)
  • Lyatoshynsky Award ( from Ministry of Culture)
  • Kossenko`s Award ( 2014)
  • Fulbright Grant (2010)

Biography[edit]

Ludmila Yurina was born in Uzyn, Ukraine, and graduated from Kiev Music College as a pianist in 1981 and from Kiev State P.I.Tchaikovsky Conservatoire as a composer in 1990, completing her post-graduate studies there in 1998.

She attended workshops with eminent musicians P-H. Dittrich, Irvine Arditti, H. Zapf, G. Stäbler, J. Durand in Rheinsberg as well as with Helmut Lachenmann and Wolfgang Rihm in Dresden.

In 1990–92, she was the Music Director of the theatre studios Kolo and ARS in Kiev. Since 1993, she has been a member and a coordinator of the Organising Committee of the International Youth Music Forum in Kiev. In 1997 she was the Artistic Director of the Meta-Art Ukrainian Contemporary Art Festival in Kiev.

Since 1995, she has worked as Associate Professor of Department of composition at the National Music Academy of Ukraine specialising in composition and orchestration. She was an invited composer at the flute master-course at the Rheinsberg Music Academy in Germany in 1999, was invited to give a lecture about contemporary Ukrainian music to High Music School in Stuttgart in 2006, and to Texas Christian University in 2008,2011.

Yurina's creative residences include:

  • in Künstlerhof Schreyah', Germany, 1998;
  • at the Experimental Electronic Music Studio of Südwestrundfunk (by the Heinrich-Strobel-Stiftung, Freiburg, Germany, 1999);
  • Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Research, Science and Art (Baden-Baden, Germany, 2001);
  • Visby International Centre for Composers (or "VICC")[3] (Gotland, Sweden, 2005, 2006).
  • In 2010 she got a scholarship from Fulbright -Foundation to the Stanford University, CCRMA (USA).

In 1999 her name was included in the reference book Who is Who (Delawar, USA).[full citation needed]

She participated in numerous international festivals; her works have been performed in Ukraine, Russia, Germany, France, USA, Italy, Finland, Estonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Poland, etc. She has actively collaborated with such wellknown German performers as pianist S. Eder, cellist M. Lorenz, trombonist Dirk Amrein and Ensemble Timbre Actuel.

Recordings of her music were produced on the CD Two Days and Two Nights of New Music: Festivals 1998–2000 and by Radio Deutsche Welle (Germany),Ukrainian Independent Radio (Chicago,USA), Canadian broadcasting (Edmonton) and the Ukrainian National TV and Radio Company. Her works were published by Muzychna Ukrajina Publishing House (Ukraine) ,Frederic Harris Music Publishing (Canada) , Furore Verlag ( Germany) and Terem-music Verlag[4] ( Switzerland).

She is a Founder and Chairman of Association "Women in music" Ukraine (since 2002), member of the Honourable Committee "Donne in Musica" (Italy), member of the Ukrainian Composers’ Union.

Awards and grants:

  • Torneo Internationale di Musica TIM( Italy, 1999)
  • Lyatoshynsky Award ( from Ministry of Culture)
  • Kossenko`s Award ( 2014)
  • Fulbright Grant (2010)

Compositions[edit]

  • 2015 Silicon Interferences for flute,clarinet,piano,violin and violoncello : 7`
  • 2014/15 Lady Lazarus,monoopera for soprano and piano on texts S.Plath, J.Joyce and R.Bach : 20`
  • 2014 Archipelago (dedicated to John Chowning) for piano and live-electronic : 8`
  • 2014 Drift (dedicated to Jon Appleton) for string orchestra, piano and percussions : 8`
  • 2012 Trombon(o)per(a)Dirk for solo trombone : 7`
  • 2010 Bird Bennu` Songs for flute, clarinet, violin and violoncello  : 9`
  • 2008 EXISTENZA… for electronic, video, and modern dance : 29`
  • 2008 Hunting for Brother, music for radio-drama, text by V. Lyss : 10`
  • 2007 Perseus-Betha-Algol for e-guitar with processor and electronic : 8` 40
  • 2007 Pulsar for violin  : 8`
  • 2005 Initiation, cantata for baritone, mixed choir, and orchestra : 19` 30
  • 2005 Crystal for symphony orchestra :9`
  • 2003\04 Incoming for symphony orchestra : 9`
  • 2004 Visions of St. John Baptist for string quartet : 8`
  • 2004 Angel of White Day for Piano  : 5`
  • 2002 Shadows of deep dream for flute, oboe, piano, and cello : 11`20
  • 2001 Topos Uranios for Harpsichord and live electronics: 8`
  • 2001 Kashmir, version of "Led Zeppelin"’s song for symphony orchestra and rock instruments: 5`
  • 2001 Waterdreams for Trombono, percussion, improvising Saxophono,video and pantomime: 11`
  • 2000 Irrlicht for solo violoncello: 6'
  • 2000 Klangillusion for flute, piano, and violoncello: 8'
  • 1999 Quad, electronic music to S. Becket’s piece: 16'
  • 1999 Shadows and Ghosts for piano: 5'
  • 1999 Gemma for solo flute: 6'
  • 1998 Funny Death on A. Ginsberg’s text for soprano, 2 microphones, and tam-tam: 5'
  • 1998 Funny Death on A. Ginsberg’s text for 2 sopranos, 2 altos, 2 tenors, 2 baritones: 4`
  • 1998 Glass-Elegy for piano: 8'
  • 1998 Xing for trombone, percussion, piano, and contrabass: 10'
  • 1997 Streams, film music: 8'
  • 1997 As soon as possible… ("Jaknajskorish…") for solo oboe: 6'
  • 1997 …end-less… for symphony orchestra: 8'
  • 1996 Ein kleiner Marsch mit grossem Wecker for children’s percussion ensemble: 6'
  • 1996 Distanzierung for 2 violoncellos: 8'
  • 1995 S-re Beresciolo, chamber symphony (restoration and edition) for 2 oboes, chamber orchestra
  • 1995 Ritornelli (dedicated to Valentin Silvestrov) for Piano: 5'
  • 1995 The End of the Game or Provocations for clarinet, piano, violin, and violoncello: 7'
  • 1993 Geometricum for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and horn : 14'
  • 1993 Ekagrata for four groups of percussion: 15'
  • 1993 Ran-Nan for 19 strings: 11'
  • 1992 The Garden of the Shadows, film music: 12'
  • 1992 Disintegrations for solo trombone: 8'
  • 1991 Rao Noala for soprano, flute, vibraphone, piano, and violin: 11'
  • 1987—1991 Jazz Fiesta, children’s piano album: 30'
  • 1989 Concerto for solo trombone and symphony orchestra 17'
  • 1987 Two Jazz Etudes for Children for piano: 2'
  • 1984—1987 Ukrainian Echo, five pieces for piano: 6'
  • 1985 Town and Country, three pieces for piano: 5'

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References[edit]

  • Gabel, Gerald. 2008. "Fourteen Composers in Today's Ukraine". Ex Tempore 14, no. 1 (Spring-Summer): 57–107, TCU, Texas, USA
  • О.Кизлова .Людмила ЮРИНА: «В Украине все новое требует неимоверных усилий»

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